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Comment Re:About that whole limited supply of fossil fuels (Score 1) 132

If someone tells your that we are running out of (insert fossil fuel here), what they are most likely talking about is economically viable (insert fossil fuel here) not absolute values.

Your post overall isn't bad. It's considerably better than the stuff that comes from people that mod anything that challenges their preconceptions down so let me ask

Just when have you heard anyone not frame fuel exhaustion in anything but apocalyptic terms ? It's overwhelmingly the case.

I don't even want to talk about just how many Greens are closet disciples of Malthus/Ehrlic, that just know better than to proclaim in public.

Comment Re:Another End of the World scenario (Score 1) 202

I never said the "we" was singular

Oh, You weren't trying to dispute you were being tribal ?

You do seem to jump to whatever conclusions suit your preconceptions.

I don't know about that. So far I have been having fun watching you reveal yourself.

So tell me more about this we you are apart of that calls me a science denier. How is membership in the set determined ? Is it a reflexive self identification ? Does the group require a knowledge of the theories they claim I am a denier of ?

Comment Re:Another End of the World scenario (Score 1) 202

There were no scientifically valid theories predicting the end of the world.

Wow way to strawman and tautology.

There were no scientifically valid theories predicting the end of the world

Seeing as even the worst of global warming predictions don't predict the end of the world that seems a rather pointless statement.

There are however over a hundred models for global warming, and even more predictions of "Dire Consequences" based on those models.

Misinformed? Ignorant? Stupid? What do call people who continually use the word "theory" to describe idle speculation and other crap that has not been peer reviewed or otherwise substantiated?

I'd call them James Hansen http://www.salon.com/2001/10/2...

Here's another question for you what do you call someone who thinks peer review makes a paper correct ?
Answer: Ignorant.
 

Comment Re:Another End of the World scenario (Score 5, Insightful) 202

Why not just come straight out and say chinese/hippy conspiracy? Why bother with the pretense?

I am sorry, he is citing predictions that didn't happen. What do you call a theory that makes wrong predictions ?

What do you call someone who pushes theories that don't make accurate predictions ?

And with regard to your own attitude what do you call someone who is no longer looking at what is actually happening, and just shouting down anyone that disagrees with them ?

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